Michael Manning - President


Michael Manning is President and founder of Stratton Capital Management, a New York based independent financial firm that specializes in alternative investments. Owner operated and independent, his mission is to introduce alternative investment manager clients to institutional investors in EMEA, Asia & North America. Mr. Manning is a affiliated with Boomerang Capital LLC, a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA & SIPC. Since 1999, he has raised significant capital across most strategies including L/S equity, event driven, relative value, global macro & CTA.


Since 1985, he has successfully founded, managed and consulted to alternative investment companies with a focus on sales & marketing solutions. Mr. Manning is an organizer, speaker & sponsor of industry conferences and institutional investor forums globally. He is also a regular contributor to and mentor for education initiatives in alternative investing.


Previously, Mr. Manning was a marketing executive and later a Board Director with FX Concepts, a leading currency hedge fund (‘85-’97). Before this, he was Head of the Forex Advisory Service at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (now J.P. Morgan & Co.). From ‘76 to ‘83 he held managerial positions in international finance/treasury with the Continental Group, GAF Corporation, & Bank of America.


Mr. Manning holds an MBA degree in International Finance ('75) and an MA degree in International Relations ('75) from the University of Chicago. Since 1998, he has been member of the International Advisory Board of Oakbridge Ltd, a forex educational company in Sydney. In 1990, he became an early member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), where he served as Chairman of the Marketing Committee and Hedge Fund Editor of the AIMA Journal. He was also instrumental in the early launch of educational groups in alternative investing in East Asia during the 1990’s.


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